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M62 delays after four lorries and caravan in crash

AN ACCIDENT involving a number of vehicles is causing delays on the eastbound M62 near Goole this afternoon.

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Two West Yorkshire teenagers reported missing on Monday are found safe and well

TWO  teenagers reported missing from home on Monday have been found safe and well.
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ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

An article on The Independent is being widely shared on social media suggesting that a 30% increase in turnout among 18 to 24-year-olds would make the election of a majority Conservative government on June 8 rather unlikely. It followed a tweet by Alan Firth, a linguist at Newcastle University, commenting on an article by the vice president of the National Union of Students, Shelly Asquith. When contacted by The Conversation, Firth said that the calculations made in The Independent article reflected his own.

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Spring in Ilkley

Weather warning: Yorkshire to be hit with severe thunderstorms over Bank Holiday weekend

Yorkshire has enjoyed a fine week of warm and dry weather but experts have today issued a warning for the county to prepare for fierce storms.
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Drug dealers in West Yorkshire selling former 'legal highs' one year on from ban

WEST Yorkshire Police have recorded 19 offences in connection with former 'legal highs' in the 12 months since a ban came into  force as market for the psychoactive substances has been "pushed underground."
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More than 300 miles of roadworks are lifted this Bank Holiday

More than 300 miles of roadworks are lifted this Bank Holiday

Highways England is lifting more than 300 miles of roadworks to help people travelling this May bank holiday.

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Your guide to Bank Holiday opening times for Leeds pharmacies

Your guide to Bank Holiday opening times for Leeds pharmacies

The NHS is encouraging people to prepare for the long weekend by checking they have all their repeat prescriptions.

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Armed police in Manchester following Monday's terror attack

Extra armed police deployed in West Yorkshire after terror threat raised to critical

ARMED officers  from the Civil Nuclear Constabulary are  being deployed to support  West Yorkshire Police following the terror attack in Manchester.
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Garry Monk.

Shock as Monk hands in his resignation at Leeds United

Leeds United are looking for a new manager again after Garry Monk shocked supporters by resigning today.

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Courtney Boyle

Tributes to 'lovely, bright and hardworking' Leeds student killed in terror attack

TRIBUTES have been paid to  19-year-old Leeds Becket University student Courtney Boyle after she was confirmed as among 22 dead in Monday's terror attack in Manchester.

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Courtney Boyle

Mum of Leeds student killed in terror attack: 'You made me so proud with all you achieved'

A WOMAN who lost her partner and daughter in the Manchester terror attack said they were "both my angels flying high in the sky".

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Woodkirk Grove, Tingely - �415,000 (Dacre, Son & Hartley 0113 3226333)

Attractively presented detached family home in Tingley

Delightfully situated in a popular residential area

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Singer Katy Perry is among stars set to perform at radio 1's Big Weekend in Hull

Police in Hull seek extra security support for Radio 1 Big Weekend event

HUMBERSIDE Police has applied for extra support under Operation Temperer to keep people safe at Radio 1's Big Weekend event at Burton Constable Hall in Hull.

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Your Picture of the Week

Lewisham Residents Association enjoyed a lovely fish and chip tea at the Mermaid restaurant.

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Whispering Wood Folk to bring special shows to the National Coal Mining Museum for England  from the 2nd to the 4th of June.

PREVIEW: Pass It On - acrobatic theatrical adventure coming to National Coal Mining Museum

Pass It On...Whispering Wood Folk are to bring aerial acrobatics, taking the audience on an immersive theatrical adventure, to Yorkshire's National Coal Mining Museum for England

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WIN: Tickets to Wentworth Music Festival see Tony Christie, Heaven 17, T'Pau, Lemar and more this Sunday

Music icons Tony Christie, Heaven 17, T'Pau and Lemar joing a host of hotly tipped bands and TV comedy stars for the first ever Wentworth Music Festival this Sunday and you could be going for FREE!

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Guadalupe Plata, gig in Leeds.

Spanish trio bring their twisted desert blues to Leeds

Guadalupe Plata will be bringing some rock’n’roll voodoo from Spain to Leeds this summer.

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Eilidh MacLeod

Girl, 14, killed in terror attack was 'vivacious and full of fun'

The family of a schoolgirl who was killed in the Manchester Arena bomb attack have paid tribute to her

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Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry

Teenage sweethearts killed in terror attack wanted to be 'together forever'

A teenage couple killed in the Manchester Arena bombing "wanted to be together forever and now they are", their families have said
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Ronaldo Vieira in action in his first season with Leeds United.

Impressive youngster Vieira signs new Leeds United deal

Talented youngster Ronaldo Vieira has delivered a boost to Leeds United by putting pen to paper on a new four-year deal with the club.

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